|Directed by||Fred J. Balshofer|
|Written by||Fred J. Balshofer|
|Starring|| Harold Lockwood |
Fred L. Wilson
Yorke Film Corporation
|Distributed by||Metro Pictures|
|50 minutes; 5 reels|
Broadway Bill is a 1918 American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred J. Balshofer and starring Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Pomeroy Cannon, Lester Cuneo, and Fred L. Wilson. The film was released by Metro Pictures on February 11, 1918.
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The film is now considered lost.
Harold A. Lockwood was an American silent film actor, director, and producer. He was one of the most popular matinee idols of the early film period during the 1910s.
Fred J. Balshofer was a pioneering silent film director, producer, screenwriter, and cinematographer in the United States.
May Allison was an American actress whose greatest success was achieved in the early part of the 20th century in silent films, although she also appeared on stage.
Raymond Walburn was an American character actor of stage and screen who appeared in dozens of Hollywood movie comedies and an occasional dramatic role during the 1930s and 1940s.
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The Girl of the Golden West is a surviving 1915 American Western silent black-and-white film directed by Cecil B. DeMille. It was based on the 1905 play The Girl of the Golden West by David Belasco. Prints of the film survive in the Library of Congress film archive. It was the first of four film adaptations that have been made of the play.
Artie Ortego was an American actor. He appeared in more than 245 films between 1912 and 1955. Ortego portrayed cowboys, henchmen and American Indians in a large number of westerns and performed horse riding stunts. He was also a stunt double for Ramón Novarro in The Barbarian (1933), which is set in Cairo and also stars Myrna Loy.
The Yankee Consul is a 1924 American black-and-white silent comedy film directed by James W. Horne and written by Raymond Cannon. With a screen adaptation by Lewis Milestone and Raymond Griffith, the film is based upon the 1904 Broadway play The Yankee Consul; a Musical Comedy by Alfred G. Robyn and Henry Martyn Blossom.
The Man from Mexico is a 1914 silent film produced by the Famous Players Film Company and Daniel Frohman. It starred John Barrymore in his second feature film and was remade in 1926 as Let's Get Married starring Richard Dix. The film was rereleased by Paramount in 1919 as part of the company's "Success Series" reissue of early successes. The Man from Mexico is now a lost film.
The County Chairman is a lost 1914 silent film drama directed by Allan Dwan, produced by the Famous Players Film Company and distributed through Paramount Pictures. It is based on the 1903 stage play by George Ade that starred Maclyn Arbuckle, who reprises his role in this film. Also starring alongside Arbuckle is up-and-coming heartthrob Harold Lockwood. The story is typical of the stage plays Adolph Zukor brought to films for his Famous Players Company in its earliest years. This film was remade by Fox in 1935 with Will Rogers.
The Cowboy and the Lady is a lost 1915 silent feature film directed by Edwin Carewe and distributed by Metro Pictures. The film is based on Clyde Fitch's successful Broadway play that starred Maxine Elliott. Several versions of the story followed this film.
William Black was an American Broadway theatre and silent film actor. He appeared on Broadway in 10 productions from 1899 to 1931, and in 39 films between 1916 and 1941. He also appeared under the names Bill Black, William Wallace Black, William W. Black, and W. W. Black.
Pidgin Island is a 1916 American silent romantic drama film directed by Fred J. Balshofer and starring Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Pomeroy Cannon, Lester Cuneo, and Fred L. Wilson. It is based on the 1914 novel of the same name by Harold MacGrath. The film was released by Metro Pictures on December 25, 1916.
Big Tremaine is a 1916 American silent romantic drama film directed by Henry Otto and starring Harold Lockwood, May Allison, Lester Cuneo, Albert Ellis, Lillian Hayward, and William Ehfe. It is based on the 1914 novel of the same name by Marie Van Vorst. The film was released by Metro Pictures on November 20, 1916.
The Landloper is a 1918 American silent romance adventure film directed by George Irving and starring Harold Lockwood, Pauline Curley, Stanton Heck, William Clifford, Bert Starkey, and Gertrude Maloney. It is based on the 1915 novel of the same name by Holman Day. The film was released by Metro Pictures on April 1, 1918.
The Avenging Trail is a 1917 American silent drama film directed by Francis Ford and starring Harold Lockwood, Sally Crute, and Joseph Dailey. It was released on December 31, 1917.
The Masked Rider is a 1916 silent film drama directed by Fred J. Balshofer and starring Harold Lockwood and May Allison. It was distributed by Metro Pictures.
Yorke Film Corporation was a film company. The company's films were distrivuted by Metro Pictures. Fred J. Balshofer and Joseph Engel were involved with the company. Balshofer formed the company to produce films pairing the popular Harold Lockwood and May Allison. Lockwood died of influenza in 1918. The company relocated to Los Angeles and took over a studio from Nevada Film Company.
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